Hi Everyone!! This article will share Three Nonsense Poems Questions & Answers.
This poem is written by Edward Lear. In my previous posts, I have shared the questions and answers of The Keys to Heaven, Po-wan and the Four Questions and Elephants so, you can check these posts as well.
Three Nonsense Poems Questions & Answers
- Afloat – floating on water
- ain’t – humorous way of saying ‘aren’t’, that is, ‘are not’
- Faint – become unconscious
- Madras – old name of Chennai
- Promoted – (here) increased
- Innocuous – not harmful
Question 1: The Old Man in a boat thought he was
(b) ready to faint.
Question 2: Why was the Old Man in the boat unhappy?
Answer: The Old Man in the boat was unhappy to hear that he wasn’t float.
Question 3: How did the Old Man of Madras die?
Answer: The Old Man of Madras died of fear of the length of his ass’s ears.
Question 4: What was special about the Old Man of Hong Kong?
Answer: The special about the Old Man of Hong Kong was that he never did anything wrong.
Question 5: Where is Hong Kong?
Answer: Hong Kong is in China.
Question 6: Why was the Old Man of Hong Kong innocuous?
Answer: The Old Man of Hong Kong was innocuous because he never did anything wrong and was laid on his back with his head in a sack.
Question 7: Write a few pairs of rhyming words from the poem.
Answer: Boat-afloat, ears-fears, back-sack.
Question 8: Choose the correct option:
1. There was an old man in
2. He was ready to
3. There was an old man in
3. He lays on his
So, these were the Questions & Answers.